Short Story


A short story usually contains a simple plot.  Therefore, it often focuses on one incident, a single setting, a small number of characters, or covers a short period of time.

  • Genre:      Can be of various genres (historical fiction, science fiction, etc.)
  • Length:    Can be read in one sitting.
  • Theme: Can be a theme in the short story itself as well as throughout the anthology as a whole.                                        
Subpages (1): Short Story Mentor Texts